Faiad is pursuing a major in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology on the pre-med track. His passions for social justice for health came from his interactions with the diverse, underserved communities in Houston. At Yale, he wishes to gain a deeper understanding of using biological research as a tool for advocacy. He volunteered with Volunteers Around the World to help the community of Jarabacoa in the Dominican Republic in helping setting up clinics in impoverished neighborhoods while learning the healthcare system of the country. In New Haven, He is a classroom health educator for the Community Health Educators and also engaged in the First-Generation, Low-Income community through Yale’s FGLI Advocacy Movement and Matriculate. He plans to work in the summer in an immunobiology lab, hoping to become an epidemiologist and working on improving the livelihoods of underserved communities. In his spare time, he loves to play basketball, watch movies, and enjoy time with friends.